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'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' Groening loses prison appeal

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' Groening loses prison appeal

World
Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Oskar Groening, a World War II concentration camp guard convicted in 2015, must serve his four-year prison sentence, Germany's highest court ruled Friday.The Constitutional Courtrejected the appeal that Groening, 96, is too old and unhealthy to serve time in prison.Although Groening was never charged with any deaths at the Auschwitz death camp during the war, he was convicted as an accessory to the murder of 300,000 people. Prior to Groening's trial, many Nazi leaders avoided prison because they were not linked to specific incidents of murder.Groening was known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz," collecting and counting money and valuables of Nazi victims. During the trial he expressed regret and spoke openly of his experiences during the war.An estimated 6 million people, m...
Lauri Love faces wait after extradition appeal

Lauri Love faces wait after extradition appeal

Technology
A man accused of hacking US government computers faces a wait to find out if he has successfully challenged a ruling that he can be extradited to America.At a High Court hearing which began on Wednesday, senior judges were told that Lauri Love, who has Asperger syndrome, was at severe risk of committing suicide if extradited.Concluding Thursday's much shorter hearing, the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett of Maldon, said he and Mr Justice Ouseley reserved their judgments and would "take our time" to consider whether Mr Love, a 32-year-old with autism and depression, should face trial in the US.Their considerations will set the precedent for how courts interpret a legal protection against extradition called the "forum bar" which was introduced by Theresa May in 2013 after she blocked the ext...
Uber loses appeal over workers' rights ruling

Uber loses appeal over workers' rights ruling

Business
Uber has lost an appeal against a landmark ruling on the employment rights of its drivers.Two drivers, James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam, won a case against the ride-hailing app last year after arguing they were workers and entitled to the minimum wage, sick pay, paid holiday and breaks.During its failed attempt to overturn the decision at the Employment Appeal Tribunal in London, Uber claimed the ruling could deprive drivers of the "personal flexibility they value".The company, which is also battling Transport for London over its licence to operatein the capital, said it would appeal against Friday's judgment.In a statement, it said: "Almost all taxi and private hire drivers have been self-employed for decades, long before our app existed.Image:The tech firm claims its drivers are 'partners' ...
Braless Rita Ora serves MEGA breast appeal as dress slips down

Braless Rita Ora serves MEGA breast appeal as dress slips down

Entertainment
GothamBLONDE BEAUTY: Rita Ora flashed her boobs in this cleavage-cramming white dressYour Song singer Rita Ora is known for highlighting her killer hourglass figure in skimpy attires.No doubt bringing the neighbourhood to a standstill, the 27-year-old filmed the music video for her upcoming single Anywhere in New York City's China Town.After wowing the crowds in not one, but two crotch-baring ensembles, the blonde bombshell switched things up by changing into a floor-length white gown.But while the dress may have looked like it had been borrowed from the bridal section of a designer shop, it certainly wasn't suitable for church.Rita Ora's sexiest snaps Singer Rita Ora and her sexiest snaps around.GothamRED HOT: The singer dared to bare in a high-cut bodysuitPutting her goodies on show...
Peek-a-boob: Rita Ora serves breast appeal in sheer lingerie

Peek-a-boob: Rita Ora serves breast appeal in sheer lingerie

Entertainment
InstagramPEEK-A--BOOB: Rita Ora flaunted her breast appeal in this cleavage-cramming sheer braThe Your Song singer jetted off to Berlin earlier this week, and she's been keeping fans updated on her travels every step of the way.Taking to Instagram, Rita gave her fans the treat of a lifetime as she snapped a selfie of herself preparing to take a bubble bath.Leaning over a spacious tub, the Brit babe had seemingly already began to strip off as she wore only her underwear.Rocking an impressive boob spill, the body confident beauty donned a sheer bra that left little to the imagination.Rita Ora's sexiest snaps Singer Rita Ora and her sexiest snaps around.InstagramSELFIE SIREN: The singer is no stranger to turning the camera on herselfAmping up the sex factor, the 26-year-old threw a sultry gla